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  Thomas Paine was an influential British American political theorist who authored one of the most influential essays in American history known as Common Sense. The pamphlet, written in 1776, inspired Patriots to declare independence from Britain. His ideas were entrenched in Enlightenment-era classical liberalism and were the prevailing ideology behind the patriotic cause.   […]

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Magazines are publications that run on a regular schedule and are funded by subscription rates.  The first magazine ever printed was published in Germany in the late 17th century.  Less than 100 years later, with the idea of the magazine haven taken off as a form of journalism, a younger Ben Franklin decided to embrace […]

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The isis strategy

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Isis is a militant terrorist group that aims to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria. Recently, they have been sending threats to the US and Britain whilst expanding their extremist group bigger and more globally than ever before. But how are they doing this? Propaganda. Isis is using sophisticated strategies […]

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Modern war reporting fuels war at home. We’ve all seen the videos. Bald, sullen faced men sporting shackles, orange jumpsuits and fearful eyes. Next to them, knife wielding beasts, dressed in black and holding an executioner’s stance.  The videos end the same– a knife to the throat and the end of a life. This is […]

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Harassment of women journalists online

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Harassing women online has always existed. However, it has gotten significantly worse in the past few months. http://www.egmnow.com/articles/news/pax-east-exposing-the-harassment-female-gamers-receive-online/ According to the Huffington Post, someone with the username “headlessfemalepig” was tweeting many women journalists on twitter. Though the twitter account was deleted ASAP, many journalists noted the tweets. Some tweets were as followed: “I am 36 […]

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